WHO WE ARE

OUR TEAM

Our team draws on decades’ worth of domain

expertise and experience including technological,

methodological, and policy-related,

the fruit of numerous collaborations with universities

and research institutes around the world,

and backgrounds working in national research and

education technology agencies.

Diversity, Inclusivity, and Openness at the Heart of 4Science 

At 4Science, our practices revolve around embracing diversity, fostering inclusivity, and upholding the values of openness. These principles aren’t just words on paper; at 4Scence these pillars are part of our company culture, shaping how we work, collaborate, and grow together. We believe that by following these ideals, we not only create a more vibrant workplace but also lead the way for meaningful change in our industry and beyond. 

MANAGEMENT

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Susanna is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of 4Science and Business Strategist & Technologist. Her extensive experience has been gained over more than thirty years in the design and implementation of highly complex information systems for research worldwide. Susanna is well known and valued within the Open Access and Open Science communities. In the past she held positions of high responsibility in the Italian University Consortia Cilea and Cineca, the State University of Milan, and the Scientific Information Service at CERN in Geneva. She holds an MA in Linguistics with honors and a Masters in ICT Management.

Susanna Mornati

Chief Operation officer

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Andrea is Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO), actively involved in various international open-source and open-standards communities with leading roles: DSpace committer, Deputy Leader of the CERIF TG of euroCRIS and member of the COAR Next Generation Repositories WG, chair, speaker and reviewer for several key conferences. Prior to 4Science Andrea worked for the Italian University Consortia Cilea and Cineca, where he was responsible for IT solutions and projects for research, e-publishing and OA repositories. He holds a MSc in Applied Mathematics and a Masters in ICT management.

Andrea Bollini

Chief Technology&Innovation Officer

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Irene is Deputy Chief Sales&Marketing Officer of 4Science, in charge of developing sales and marketing strategies, engage in negotiations and organize sales. She believes that the open source digitisation of libraries and cultural content will make the world a better place and she wants to contribute unfailingly. Luckily or not, she’s always interested in everything.

Irene Buso

Deputy Chief Sales&Marketing Officer

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Claudio is Deputy Chief Solutions Officer. For many years he has been working in modelling, management and analysis of data for cultural heritage using a wide variety of methods, standards and technologies. Claudio holds a PhD in Archaeology and lectures on “Information Technology Applied to Archaeology” at the Catholic University of Milan.

Claudio Cortese

Deputy Chief Solutions Officer

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Imma is Deputy Chief Delivery Officer, Imma has focussed on the design and implementation of web portal projects, as a consultant for both institutions and the development team at Cineca. Her communications expertise and her extensive knowledge of back-office tools in CMS enabled her to deliver training on the optimal use of digital technologies, provide consultancy on effective writing for the web, and support the creation of editorial guidelines for institutional communication. She holds a MSc degree in Mathematics

Imma Scancarello

Deputy Chief Delivery Officer

SALES & MARKETING

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Federico is a Business&Marketing Developer 4Science. He graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri with a BSc in Marketing Analytics and a MSc in Business Intelligence and Analytics with a focus in Data Science. 

Federico Verlicchi

Business&Marketing Developer

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Nicole is Sales Executive at 4Science and has been working in sales and marketing for IT domain for more than a decade. She has a strong customer-oriented approach and an enthusiastic and meticulous attitude. She firmly believes that digitization has become an essential asset to measure up to the challenges of the contemporary world.

Nicole Mariani

Sales Executive

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Emilia is Head of the Cultural Heritage Business Unit. She holds a MA, having specialised in Archaeology and Art History and is Lecturer of Technologies for Cultural Heritage at the University of Milan. She was head of the National Library System (SBN) in the Lombardy Region and responsible for the computerisation of many libraries and historical archives in Italy, including the National Library Braidense in Milan.

Emilia Groppo

Business Developer Head of Cultural Heritage

DELIVERY & SUPPORT

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Adele is a Project Manager at 4Science. She holds a BA in Cultural Heritage Sciences and a MA in History. Before joining 4Science, she spent six years living in the Netherlands, where she deepened her interest in the Digital Humanities with a Master’s course in Book and Digital Media Studies at Leiden University and worked as a Customer Service Coordinator for Microsoft

Adele Pusiol

Project Manager

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Sara is a Project Manager at 4Science. Graduated in Modern Literature, she holds a master’s degree in Training, Management and Conservation of Digital Archives. Former librarian, she has worked both in a public and a university context. 

Sara Orlandi

Project Manager

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Simone is Service Desk Analyst at 4science. He holds a joint PhD in Philosophy. He has published several papers on German classical Philosophy in Italian and international journals, and he currently is a post-doc researcher, a subject expert on History of Philosophy, and a TELC examiner for German certifications (B1-B2). Before joining 4science, he has worked as Project manager for European mobility projects, and as German-Italian translator.

Simone Tarli

Project Manager

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Grazia is Service Desk Analyst at 4Science. She holds a PhD in Communication, Social Research and Marketing.
She is Adjunct Professor of “Laboratorio di Design Transmediale” at Unimarconi.
She is an editorial board member of “Transmedia series” by Armando Editore and a member of the Gender and Media Matters unit.
She’s been a student at Warwick University (UK) and Universidad de Murcia (Spain).

Grazia Quercia

Service Desk Analyst

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Francesca is service desk analyst at 4Science. She holds a doctorate in Philosophy. She gained experience abroad in research at University of Helsinki and at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

Francesca Putignano

Service Desk Analyst

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Elisa is a Service Desk Analyst at 4Science. She holds a M.Sc. in Archival and Library Science and a II level Master’s degree in Creation, Management and Preservation of Digital Archives in the public and private sectors. Former reference librarian and archivist at a university library, she has also worked as a web site designer.

Elisa Golinelli

Service Desk Analyst

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Alessandro holds a PhD in European History & Digital Humanities. Expert in semantic web, metadata, georeferencing, ontologies and linked open data. He successfully integrated open data, ontologies, metadata & data visualisation for solutions in the Digital Humanities context.

Alessandro Laruffa

Service Desk Analyst

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Gìa is a Service Desk Analyst at 4Science. She earned a PhD in Acoustic Phonetics while freelancing as a linguistics consultant for NLP/NLU and machine translation projects in the AI industry. Stockholm University and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich hosted her as a visiting researcher.

Giovina Angela Del Rosso

Service Desk Analyst

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Alberto is a Service Desk Analyst at 4Science. He has earned a master’s degree in History and enhancement of cultural heritage and recently he expanded his horizons by studying IT (Java, SQL and relative technologies such as Spring Boot). He has taught italian as a literacy teacher for foreigners in school.

Alberto Giuseppe Trifero'

Service Desk Analyst

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Ludovica is Service Desk Analyst at 4Science. She holds a PhD in Theatre Studies. She currently works as theatre critic for Doppiozero and as academic tutor for ICoN.
Before 4Science, she has worked as a teacher of Italian L2.

Ludovica Campione

Service Desk Analyst

SOLUTIONS

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Riccardo is a Business Analyst. He has a MSc degree in Mathematics and is a Java expert. He has been working in the ICT sector for more than 15 years as a software developer and analyst for research projects and electronic publishing. He also has many years’ experience as System Administrator for Linux/Unix operating systems.

Riccardo Fazio

Business Analyst

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Benedetta is a Business Analyst. She is member of the COAR Editorial Board on Vocabularies. She holds a Bachelor degree in Archeology and she is a subject expert at the Catholic University of Milan for the course of “Computer Science applied to Archeology”;

Benedetta Gandolini

Business Analyst

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With an Electronic Engineering degree, Jordan holds a master’s degree in Privacy & ICT Security. He has been working at the University of Trieste since 1998 as IT Repository Manager & Head of Digital Archives & Library Support ICT Unit. Since 2006 he has been involved in the management of DSpace & DSpace-CRIS systems.

Jordan Piscanc

Business Analyst

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Zeno is a as Business Analyst. He has a MS degree in Infomation Science and is a MARC21 expert. Zeno works on many fields from code to library standards &. He worked for two Italian university consortia, Cilea and Cineca, he works on Digital Libraries and Open Access from 2003.

Zeno Tajoli

Business Analyst

DEVOPS

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Alfredo is a Software Analyst. He graduated in History of the Middle Ages. He is a cultural heritage domain expert ranging from repositories to electronic publishing applications, from data modeling to information systems management.

Alfredo Cosco

DevOps Engineer

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Fabio is a System Manager at 4Science. He has an outstanding experience of more than 20 years and a wide knowledge of computer management systems with skills on Linux, Nagios, Apache, Bash, SQL, ElasticSearch, to Tomcat & others.

Fabio Belletti

DevOps Engineer

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Carlo is a System Engineer at 4Science. With a degree in Bioinformatics and a certification in Game Development, he just finished a period of on-the-job training in 4Science. He is passionate about board games, manga and volleyball.

Carlo Terzi

DevOps Engineer

DEVELOPMENT

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Digi has a MS degree in Computer Science & Zend Certified PHP Engineer. He worked for Italian consortia, Cilea and Cineca, for the development and analysis of web applications for Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing. He currently collaborates with the DSpace Community on the new DSpace 7 User Interface, based on Angular, and is a DSpace Committer

Giuseppe Digilio

Lead Software Engineer

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Pasca is Responsible for the development of DSpace & DSpace-CRIS & DSpace Committer since 2013 & was part of the team that originally developed and still maintains DSpace-CRIS. He has more than 10 years experience as a Java Developer & System Integrator for management of digital objects. He has a MS in Computer Engineering & the Oracle certification for Java.

Luigi Andrea Pascarelli

Lead Software Engineer

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Daniele is a Lead Software Developer. He has a MS degree in computer science engineering and 15+ years of experience as full-stack developer and system integrator. He had the chance to work with a wide range of technologies in various fields like industral research, funding calls, online sales. Smile prone and always willing to learn.

Daniele Ninfo

Lead Software Engineer

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Francesco Pio is a Software Developer. He contributes to the development and management of DSpace and DSpace-CRIS/GLAM OS applications. He is also a passionate student of Computer Science at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome

Francesco Scognamiglio

Software Engineer

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Stefano is a Software Engineer, with a degree in Computer Engineering. He has experience as a full-stack Java Developer, Web Developer (with various technologies including Angular), integrator of REST services, and with Scrum/Agile methods. In addition to his passion for programming, Stefano is passionate about manga.

Stefano Maffei

Software Engineer

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Misha is Junior Software Engineer. He collaborates in the development of solutions based on DSpace, DSpace-CRIS and DSpace-GLAM. Misha is also a student, graduating in Computer Engineering at the University “Roma Tre” of Rome.

Mykhaylo Boychuk

Software Engineer

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Vincenzo is a Full Stack Developer. He holds a honors degree in computer engineering and a PhD in computer science. In his spare time Vincenzo likes to build custom mechanical keyboards. He loves traveling and he is always eager to gain new knowledge. 

Vincenzo Mecca

Software Engineer

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Andrea is a full stack web engineer. My favorite “weapon” is Angular, which I deepened thanks to conferences, in particular the AngularMix in Orlando. When I’m not writing code I’m playing board games or geocaching

Andrea Barbasso

Software Engineer

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Damiano is a Software Developer. Educated at the Enrico Fermi Institute in Rome in Computer Science, after a period of on-the-job training, he now collaborates in the development of solutions based on DSpace, DSpace-CRIS and DSpace-GLAM.

Damiano Fiorenza

Software Engineer

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Davide is a Software Engineer, with Full Stack Developer from back end technologies (Java and database) to front end (HTML 5, Javascript, Angular). He develops solutions with the new DSpace(-CRIS/-GLAM) 7 architecture.

Davide Negretti

Software Engineer

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Engineering graduate, he was a Senior Software Engineer for a Swiss company.
He is a Software Developer at 4Science, following the design & development for DSpace-based projects, with a focus on the Angular framework.

Francesco Molinaro

Software Engineer

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Mattia is a Developer, he thinks that web development is like magic, you just need to cast the right spell to make something “do the thing”. Holds a high school diploma in computer science. His motto: Knowledge must be free and available to everyone

Mattia Vianelli

Software Engineer

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Simone is a Developer. After successfully passing the internship, in 03/2024 became part of us by collaborating in development of solutions based on DSpace, DSpace-CRIS and DSpace-GLAM. Simone is always focused on learning new web development technologies in order to achieve the best skills set.

Simone Ramundi

Software Engineer

ADMINISTRATION

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Sonia is the Head of Accounting of 4Science and the Itway Group, where she has been working since its establishment in 1996. Her consolidated experience, both within the Group and in previous work experiences in mid-size companies, allows her to supervise, organise and coordinate the administrative, accounting and financial services of the company with the support of a human resources team dedicated to these functions.

Sonia Passatempi

Accountant

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Barbara is an administrative and accounting employee with experience in the following areas: entering purchase requests into the system; managing and processing purchase orders; managing relationships with suppliers and customers; checking invoices and accounting records.

Barbara Maioli

Administration

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